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MBTA Fare Increases Start Friday: What You Need To Know

BOSTON (CBS) -- Expect to shell out more money when you ride the T Friday.

The MBTA board voted back in March to increase fares by 9.3 percent, starting on July 1.

Riders will see an increase in most T fares, with the exception of one-time CharlieTicket or cash fares on local buses.

Here's a breakdown of what you should now expect to pay for rides. 

Fare Type Current  New 
Rapid Transit fare on a CharlieCard $2.10 $2.25
Rapid Transit fare on a CharlieTicket or Cash $2.65 $2.75
Local Bus fare on a CharlieCard $1.60 $1.70
Local Bus fare on a CharlieTicket or Cash $2.10 $2.00
Local Bus Monthly Pass $50 $55
LinkPass Monthly $75 $84.50
7-Day Link Pass $19 $21.25
Senior/TAP Monthly Pass $29 $30
Student Monthly Pass $26 $30

The MBTA also says student passes will now be available seven days a week during the academic year.

Student, seniors and people with disabilities should still expect to pay a reduced fare for single rides on rapid transit, commuter rail, local buses, express buses and ferries.

Visit the MBTA website for a full list of fare changes.

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